Cooking Class: Rustic Italian Vegetarian Meal

Chef James brings the rustic tastes of Italy's landscape to your table with vegetarian cooking classes. Begin with an antipasti course of Spanish olives, anchovies, artisan cheeses and Acme olive bread. Next, you'll prepare a primo gem salad with oranges, sherry vinegar and olio nuovo. Your entrée is handmade potato gnocchi with San Marzano tomatoes, cream and hot pepper. For dessert, enjoy a rich and creamy postre la quesada with local berries.


Antipasti Spanish Olives 

With anchovies, artisan cheeses and Acme olive bread

Primo Gem Lettuce Salad 

With orange segments, sherry vinegar and olio nuovo

Secondo Handmade Potato Gnocchi Sugo 

With San Marzano tomatoes, cream and hot pepper

Postre La Quesada

Prepared in advance by Chef James.

With local berries

  • Minimum Guests 4
  • Maximum Guests 14
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Pasta Making, Vegetarian, Italian, Mother's Day, Couples
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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19 May 2024

We had a wonderful time, the chef is warm and welcoming. He was a terrific teacher and we made the best gnocchi we have ever eaten! Great attention to detail and homey elegant atmosphere

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20 Jan 2024

Chef James is a culinary virtuoso, particularly skilled in crafting mouthwatering pasta dishes and the most delicious mushrooms you'll find in San Francisco. His ability to source fresh, local ingredients from the farmers market is truly impressive. I highly recommend experiencing his culinary magic for an unforgettable dining adventure.

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22 Apr 2023

What a great experience with Chef James!! Really enjoyed his expertise and learned so much about making a great Napoli Pizza dough.

$ 135 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef James
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Cooking is an obvious passion for Chef James; he loves few things more than throwing dinner parties and creating exciting dishes for his guests. He offers an array of culinary services, including cooking class parties, private dinners and catered events, featuring Italian- and Spanish-inspired dishes that use the highest quality locally grown and artisan ingredients.

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